In-Flight Emergency Declared at Kingsley Field

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  Klamath County emergency workers were called out to Kingsley Field Tuesday after a military pilot had an in-flight emergency. According to Jennifer Shriar, Public Affairs Manager for the 173rd Fighter Wing based at Kingsley Field… a pilot experienced what they call a “gray-out”… or started to lose consciousness due to high g-forces, but...
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Two Dead in Explosion in World War II Tank

Bend, Ore.–  Two people died Tuesday afternoon in Deschutes County… west of Bend… in what Oregon State Police say was an explosion inside a World War Two era military tank. The Bend Fire Department was called out to a public firing range just after 3:00 yesterday, where they found two patients who had been injured in...
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Nevada Tries to Block Sage Grouse Policy

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  Nevada may be trying to sabotage all that work to keep the Sage Grouse off of the endangered species list. Nevada is trying to block a new US policy. Nevada has refused to designate the bird as threatened in order to implement measure to protect its habitat, which could lead to...
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KCC to Host Student Forum on Safety

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  With the recent shootings at Umpqua Community College… Students at Klamath Community College may have questions or concerns about security on your school’s campus. KCC Campus Safety Coordinator Dennis Narron and other school officials will be on hand for a student forum on safety Wednesday afternoon. It starts at 3:00pm in building...
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Gas Prices Edge Lower, Likely to Stay Low for 2016

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  Gas prices in Oregon are about 20-cents higher than the national average… but they’ve dropped more than 4-cents over the past week to about $2.30 per gallon. Analysts say inventories of crude oil are expected to keep rising gradually, keeping prices down for 2016. Right now in Klamath County we’re paying $2.33...
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AHD Cases Showing Up in Northern California Deer

Yreka, Calif.–  We told you last week about Adenovirus Hemorrhagic being detected in deer in Southern Klamath County… California Wildlife officials are seeing the virus there as well… in urban areas. The California Department of Fish and Wildlife has collected evidence from several deer carcasses showing that the disease has reached urban areas between Siskiyou County...
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Deputies Looking for Third Murder Suspect

Grants Pass, Ore.–  Two men are in custody in Josephine County… facing murder charges in connection with the death of a man who’s body was found over the weekend near Lake Selmac. OSP says two Texas men, 20-year-old Blake Sibley and 22-year-old Carroll Ballard face First Degree Robbery and Murder charges. Police are still looking for...
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Chiloquin Woman Dies in Two-Car Wreck

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A Chiloquin woman died in a two car accident in Northern Klamath County Sunday afternoon. Oregon State Police say 28-year old Michelle Rose Cirrito died at the scene of the wreck on Highway 62 South of Crater Lake. Troopers say Cirrito hit a car that was trying to turn onto the highway....
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Native Americans Gather for Healing Conference

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A group of Native Americans meets in Klamath Falls this week hopes to give voice to the experiences of native Americans who lived at federal boarding schools… and discuss ways the community can heal from its traumatic history. The Gathering of Native Americans Healing Conference starts tomorrow at Shilo Inn and...
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Klamath Falls Man Faces 20 Child Sex Abuse Charges

A Klamath Falls man was arrested over the weekend… on a long list of charges related to child abuse. 54-year old Michael Thomas Craw faces 10-counts of first degree… and 10-counts of second degree encouraging child sex abuse. According to Jail records Craw was arrested Saturday… and is being held on 350-thousand dollars bail.
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